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How many different times total has Boba Fett escaped the Sarlacc in any official story?

In the newest Book of Boba Fett trailer, “Message,” released November 29, 2021, we are shown Boba Fett being healed (0:10s). It appears that many entertainment news media are reporting this healing ...
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Did Jacen Solo maintain his Vong-groomed “Shaven Wookiee / Telly Savalas?”

In Balance Point: Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Book 6, beyond some interesting foreshadowing about Jacen, we learn that hairlessness provides advantages in certain tactical instances such as ...
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How did R3-S6 make it on to Anakin's spaceship without arousing suspicion?

In season 1 episode 6 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, we are introduced to R3-S6, a droid meant to replace R2-D2. R2-D2 had been damaged in an earlier scene (and was presumed destroyed). In episode 7, ...
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Do other Hutts consider Jabba a sexual deviant?

I recall pre-Disney sources stating that Jabba's "lust for humanoid females was seen as something of a personal fetish, the other Hutts considered it abnormal"- does this hold up in the new ...
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How does the Mandalorian armor stop a lightsaber?

In Season 2 episode 5 of The Mandalorian, we see Din block a lightsaber with his arm. Is it ever explained anywhere how Beskar armor is strong enough to block a lightsaber? Numerous times during the ...
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Did Sheev Palpatine have the power to cloud the minds of the Jedi when he was a young boy?

I am wondering if Sheev Palpatine had always had the ability to mask his Force abilities and cloud the minds of the Jedi, even as far back when he was just a young boy. Did Sheev Palpatine have the ...
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When did Aayla Secura almost fall to the Dark Side?

I don't remember the exact comic, but I read one a while back where Aayla was going on a solo mission. Yoda warned her to be careful, referencing some event where she almost fell to the Dark Side. ...
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Did R2 lose the ability to fly? [duplicate]

In Attack of the Clones, it is first revealed that R2-D2, using his thrusters, can fly. The skill is used in excess in The Clone Wars, where R2 flies in almost every episode he's in. But, in the ...
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Why were these characters lying to the Resistance? [duplicate]

spoilers for The Last Jedi In this movie, Leia and Holdo have a plan to save the Resistance. However, they keep it from Poe and the rest of the crew, pretending like they're going to abandon it. Is ...
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Can a Jedi mind trick work on another Jedi?

Basically what the title says. Is it possible for a Jedi to control another Jedi with a Jedi mind trick? Or is that not possible? Has this ever happened?
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Where does the original Droids animated series fit into the pre-Disney canon/chronology?

Before Disney took over the Star Wars franchise, where was the Droids animated series placed in the chronology, is there a canonical date for it, and which events/media (book/film/games, etc.) came ...
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How is Luke Skywalker blond?

As many of you may know, Luke Skywalker has long, wavy golden blond hair (just like me). But as others of you may know, his parents, Padme and Anakin, both had darker brown hair. So how did Luke get ...
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Why do Jedi and Sith say "destroy" instead of "kill"?

In Return of the Jedi, Luke says to Vader: That was why you couldn't destroy me. That's why you won't take me to your emperor now. Later, the Emperor says to Luke: If you will not be turned, you ...
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How come Snoke could force-connect Rey and Kylo but still not be able tell where Rey was?

In The Last Jedi, when Rey is on an island with Luke Skywalker, we see Kylo Ren and Rey force-connecting, and later in the film, when they are together in Snoke's throne room, Snoke tells them he ...
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What was Chewie's last name? Does he even have one?

I have never seen the new Solo movie, so this may be a dumb question, but really, what is Chewbacca's last name, if he has one? Han just calls him Chewie, Chewbacca, or thing's like that, and never (...
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Does the Light Side of the force "cloud everything" for Sith clairvoyance?

There have been moments where members of the Jedi Council say "Impossible to see, the future is. The Dark Side clouds everything.". . . Conversely, We've seen a few moments where Palpatine's ...
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Did Palpatine have a plan if Padme survived?

I quite like the theory that Padme didn't die of childbirth - Palpatine stole her life force to save Darth Vader. In canon, though, Padme died entirely unrelated to Palpatine and Vader. But when ...
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Where do we learn Grievous's backstory?

General Grievous was once a student of Dooku who later became a cyborg. Where, either in Legends or the new canon, do we learn about his backstory and true name?
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What percentage of the Death Star was habitable/habitated?

I was wondering what percentage within the fully operational Death Star I had people actively living there, working there, etc. Perhaps everyone was near the surface and the inner parts were ...
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In the Star Wars series how does Yoda die?

I have been very curious about how Yoda died. All I remember is that in the last movie before they came out with the Force Awakens, Yoda is in his little pod and is talking to Han Solo (or at least I ...
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How did Kylo know where Rey was when she went to look for the second Wayfinder?

Without using the hidden mechanism of the dagger, how did Kylo Ren know the exact location of the second wayfinder?
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Was Jango Fett aware of the true intention of Order 66?

Jango Fett was used as the template for the Grand Army of the Republic. Was he aware of the plot to kill the Jedi using the clones (Order 66)? In Episode II, Attack of the Clones, Fett states: "...
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The nature of dark side Rey

When Rey finds the wayfinder a dark side version of herself comes out. Is it just her hallucination, or something triggered by her presence?
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What is the name of this grenade used in the Jedha ambush in Rogue One?

I can't find any pictures or information on this grenade. It was used by one of the Partisans to indicate the start of the ambush.
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Why was the first Jedi Temple built on top of a Dark Side cave?

I am curious to know if there is anything mentioned in Star Wars canon that explains why the first Jedi Temple, located on the planet Ahch-To, was built on top of a Dark Side cave. I personally can't ...
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Could precognition explain the choreographed look of lightsaber duels? [closed]

If you watch the lightsaber fights in the Prequel Trilogy, you'll see a lot of flips and twirls and duelists aiming for each other's lightsabers. Overall, a bunch of flair you would deem unnecessary ...
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What is the reason for the adornments hidden under the dome of the hemispherical droid prop from A New Hope?

I just watched, for the fist time in many years, The Making of Star Wars, and I noticed something about one of the minor droids. I have always really liked the appearance of the hemispherical droid ...
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Are Force Ghosts only visible to those who interacted with them in real life?

So, I was marathoning all 9 Star Wars movies again because.... well, why wouldn't I right? I came across something I never thought of before. The force ghosts that we see in the movies only appear to ...
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What life debt does Chewbacca owe to Han?

I'm not sure of the official source, but I know that in Legends it was established that, in some way, Han saved Chewie and Chewie, owed him a life debt, which is why he followed Han through the galaxy....
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Comic with Obi-Wan and Quinlan Vos

I'm looking for a comic with young Obi-Wan and Quinlan Vos, I think when they're Padawans. I've only seen some of the panels from this. They're meditating by a river, Quinlan falls in and Obi-Wan ...
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Did Sith Eternal Army cultists survive Exegol in "The Rise of Skywalker?"

At the climax of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, Kylo Ren arrives at Exegol after Rey and manages to assist her in fighting the Emperor. When Kylo Ren first descends into the bowels of ...
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What does Din mean that weapons are a part of his religion?

In The Mandalorian episode "The Child" (S01E02) our hero, Din Djarin, utters this memorable quote: I'm a Mandalorian... weapons are part of my religion. But what does he mean exactly by ...
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Does Star Wars have an official text adventure game?

I was looking up official Star Trek text adventure games, and was surprised to find Star Trek, Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy and Star Trek: First Contact. Do any official Star Wars text adventure ...
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Is Darth Sidious human or alien?

I’ve always assumed that Darth Sidious / Palpatine was a human (for the context of this I mean the same as Han, Luke, Leia, etc.) however seeing this question made me doubt and I don’t think I’ve seen ...
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How could such low number of clone troopers fight wars across the galaxy? [duplicate]

According to this answer, active clone troopers in the GAR (Grand Army of Republic) were in millions. If I draw analogies from the real world, they aren't enough for even planetary wars. China, India, ...
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Did Kylo Ren canonically get another helmet before The Rise of Skywalker?

In The Last Jedi, Kylo Ren smashes up his helmet, and in The Rise of Skywalker, he rebuilds it after retrieving the pieces. But in Rise of the Resistance, which takes place between the two films, he's ...
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How did the Millennium Falcon lose its second rectangular dish?

The Millennium Falcon loses its dish (or "rectenna") many times throughout the films: In Solo, Lando's perpendicular dish gets scraped off during the Kessel run. In Return of the Jedi, the ...
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Did Ahsoka know Padme was pregnant?

Basically what the title says. It's unclear throughout TCW if Ahsoka ever knew about Anakin and Padme. It's very likely that, since Anakin had told Rex about Padme in season 7, Anakin was going to ...
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Was this where Rex and Ahsoka parted ways?

At the end of season 7: We know, from the Ahsoka novel, and Rebels, that at some point Ahsoka and Rex parted ways for their own safety. For a while, I fully believed that this moment at the end of ...
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Who are these men in purple robes? [duplicate]

In a scene the special edition of Return of the Jedi, the Emperor is in his throne room on the second Death Star giving instructions to Darth Vader. Also in the throne room at that time are two silent ...
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What Star Wars Race/Species is this?

Has anyone an idea what race this character is?
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Why did Vader openly talk about Obi-Wan being his master?

Related to, but not a duplicate of, Did Tarkin know Darth Vader's previous identity? According to this answer, Vader's identity as former Jedi Anakin Skywalker was not a publicly known fact in canon. ...
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What advantage did a red light saber blade have for Sith?

Making a lightsaber with a red blade is seemingly more effort ("bleeding" the kyber crystal) than making one in the common Jedi colors of blue or green. Obviously, the red blade is a form of ...
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Was Yuuzhan'tar and Zonama Sekot Force use similar to that of the Jedi or other Force using sects?

In a couple of instances in the books these sentient planets seem to display Force powers, like when Yuuzhan'tar strips the Vong of the Force or when Zonama Sekot uses the Force to make Force ...
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for doors?

Wookieepedia has again turned up empty. I know it's some kind of membrane thing that acts by expanding and contracting a hole. Does anyone know what it's called?
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What did the Yuuzhan Vong use for illumination?

Wookieepedia offers no explanation of this. Does anyone know what the light biots used by the Yuuzhan Vong were called? It's been a while since I read the books and don't want to dig through 20 books ...
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Who exactly is this Rebel Trooper? [duplicate]

In the Return of the Jedi, there is a rebel trooper who has a small amount of screen time and has a fine white beard. Now I have heard speculation this is trooper is supposed to be Captain Rex from ...
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Did the people of Naboo ever find out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth?

I would like to know if the people of Naboo ever found out that Senator Amidala had been secretly married to Anakin and that she had died during childbirth. Is there anything in Star Wars literature ...
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Is this scene in the Mandalorian a Mad Max homage?

One scene in The Mandalorian bears a striking resemblance to the end of Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome. Note the desert landscape, sunset, back to the audience, long robes, and long, angled weapons. ...
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In Attack of the Clones why didn't the Jedi simply disable Count Dooku's ship in order to prevent his escape?

Towards the end of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, three Jedi try to keep Count Dooku from fleeing Geonosis. They battle him with lightsabers, but they don't think to simply slash his ship with their ...

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